Sunday, August 31, 2014

Duke Ellington - A Concert of Sacred Music

Recorded September 16, 1965 at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, CA, featuring Duke Ellington (piano), Cootie Williams, Cat Anderson, Herbie Jones, Mercer Ellington (trumpets); Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper (trombones); Chuck Connors (bass trombone); Jimmy Hamilton, Russell Procope, Johnny Hodges, Paul Gonsalves, Harry Carney (saxophones, clarinets); John Lamb (bass); Louie Bellson (drums); Esther Marrow, Jimmy McPhail, Jon Hendricks, Herman McCoy Choir, Grace Cathedral Choir (vocals).

Duke Ellington official site

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Sons of Champlin - "We Can Make It"

Recorded in 1975 at Winterland in San Francisco, CA, featuring Bill Champlin (lead vocals, keyboards), Terry Haggerty (guitar), Geoff Palmer (keyboards), Dave Schallock (bass), James Preston (drums), Phil Wood (trumpet), Michael Andreas (saxophone) and Steve Frediani (saxophone).

Sons of Champlin official site
Bill Champlin official site

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Pharoah Sanders - "Body and Soul"

Recorded in 2004 at Jazz in Marciac, featuring Pharoah Sanders (tenor sax), Nat Reeves (bass), Anthony Wonsey (piano), and Joe Farnsworth (drums).

Pharoah Sanders official site

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

John Hicks/Elise Wood Quintet - "Sunshower"

Recorded in October 26, 2001 at Lenox Lounge in Harlem, NYC, featuring John Hicks (piano), Elise Wood (flute), Craig Handy (tenor sax), Ronnie Burrage (drums), and Curtis Lundy (bass).

John Hicks official site